Sally Margaret Field is an American actress, singer, producer, director, and screenwriter who is well known for her television roles in Gidget, The Flying Nun, The Girl with Something Extra, ER, and Brothers & Sisters. She was also known for her roles in films, including Norma Rae (for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress), Absence of Malice, Places in the Heart, Steel Magnolias, Not Without My Daughter, Mrs. Doubtfire, Eye for an Eye, The Amazing Spider-Man 1 & 2 as Aunt May, and Lincoln.
She voiced Sassy in Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey and its 1996 sequel. In 2008, she provided the voice of Marina Del Rey in The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning. She also played Mary Todd Lincoln in Lincoln, Nora Walker in Brothers & Sisters and a beatnik girl in Moon Pilot. She also directed The Christmas Tree.